Who Do You Think You Are Magazine
Bringing family history to life
As children across Britain trudge (or skip) off to their first day of school, we take a quick look at the records available for genealogists researching their forebears' school days
350 years on from the Great Fire of London, Andrew Wareham reveals what hearth tax records can tell us about the inhabitants of the capital in 1666
Turn writing your family history from a good intention into a successful reality. Who Do You Think You Are? Magazine editor Sarah Williams looks at some simple tips to get you started
New WDYTYA? Magazine production editor Sarah Orme chats about her role and the desire to learn more about her great grandfather's military career
With The Great British Bake Off now back on our screens, Ruth A Symes looks at the history of our nation’s long love affair with cakes and other baked goodies
As far as Who Do You Think You Are? Magazine editor Sarah Williams knows, she isn't descended from royalty – but then royal connections aren't what she watches Who Do You Think You Are? for...
With the Rio Olympics drawing to a close, Jayne Shrimpton explains how photographs of our ancestors at leisure can give us an insight into their lives
FamilySearch has an incredible array of free resources – don't ignore it just because you don't have to pay for it, warns Who Do You Think You Are? Magazine editor Sarah Williams
Some tips for getting more out of the internet has inspired Who Do You Think You Are? Magazine editor Sarah Williams to look for hidden gems for her research
An article in Who Do You Think You Are? Magazine and a letter from a reader has prompted editor, Sarah Williams, to look at some of the sporting ancestors in her own family tree
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